CHICAGO, Ill. – For the third time this season, sophomore McKenzie Powell garnered the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Setter of the Week honor after leading Indiana University South Bend volleyball to a 2-1 record last week, announced the conference on Tuesday morning.
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The Titans 2-1 week boosted IUSB to an overall record of 11-7 and a 7-2 CCAC record, boosting them in a four-way tie for second place in the conference.
In three matches, the Rolling Prairie, Ind. native recorded personal-best mark and helped the Titans upset league leader Trinity Christian en route to averaging 11.0 assists and 3.45 digs per set over the seven-day period. The sophomore also added five blocks for the Crimson & Cream.
Powell fueled the convincing sweep of Trinity Christian on Thursday with 39 assists and 14 digs before producing a career-high 47 assists in a five-set victory against Cardinal Stritch on Friday.
With her play, Powell surpassed Leah Wimmer for a program second-best in career assists. In just 191 sets, the sophomore now has 1,480.
IUSB hits the court tonight, travelling to Roosevelt University and looking to pick up its eighth conference victory this season. First serve in Chicago is set for 8 p.m. (EST).